COVID-⁠19 Switzerland

Information on the current situation, as of 27 September 2022

The key figures will be published each Tuesday at 15:30.

Epidemiological course,Lucerne

Tests and share of positive tests

The number of positive tests may be higher than the number of newly confirmed cases due to some people being tested more than once.
Please note: There is no data available by canton or age group for the laboratory tests conducted before week 21.
PCR tests detect the SARS-⁠CoV-⁠2 virus’s genetic material whereas rapid antigen tests detect specific proteins. Both tests are done with a nose and throat swab.

Geographical distribution

Number of tests, Lucerne, 06.02.2020 to 26.09.2022

The graph shows the number of tests for the selected time frame.
Please note: There is no data available by canton or age group for the laboratory tests conducted before week 21. Rapid antigen tests have only been carried out since 02.11.2020.
Number of testsShare of positive tests
Per 100 000 inh.Absolute numbers PCR tests Rapid antigen tests
Switzerland and Liechtenstein 261 878,19 22 807 901 22,6% 13,1%
Switzerland 257 413,72 22 318 542 22,9% 13,1%
Liechtenstein 310 236,85 121 163 17,4% 7,6%
Aargau 212 180,58 1 472 686 27% 13,5%
Appenzell Ausserrhoden 184 980,74 102 311 30,5% 12,3%
Appenzell Innerrhoden 205 591,36 33 497 26,1% 12,7%
Basel-⁠Land 416 349,85 1 211 449 14,6% 5,6%
Basel-⁠Stadt 412 838,08 812 197 15,7% 8%
Bern 252 032,63 2 629 033 21,4% 11,1%
Fribourg 220 164,30 716 626 27,8% 10,8%
Geneva 335 312,43 1 697 831 20% 11,8%
Glarus 246 730,80 100 792 21,6% 12,8%
Grisons 323 985,49 648 282 18,4% 15,2%
Jura 192 539,58 141 919 29% 16%
Lucerne 208 262,58 867 095 29,9% 15,1%
Neuchâtel 240 469,83 422 972 24,6% 17,6%
Nidwalden 271 199,45 118 026 19,9% 16,3%
Obwalden 220 990,34 84 215 30% 11,1%
Schaffhausen 206 443,50 171 569 28,7% 14,4%
Schwyz 208 916,67 338 773 26,4% 17,3%
Solothurn 320 660,49 889 711 21,7% 8,5%
St. Gallen 190 449,25 979 869 28,7% 17,6%
Thurgau 210 550,39 595 666 27,5% 12,6%
Ticino 243 342,75 854 099 23,9% 18,1%
Uri 514 975,96 189 609 10,2% 4,6%
Valais 228 884,11 797 668 26,3% 11,3%
Vaud 266 008,72 2 167 338 22,6% 17,9%
Zug 287 314,63 370 044 22,1% 5,2%
Zurich 251 397,40 3 905 265 23,3% 14,3%
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Development over time: number of tests

Number of tests, Lucerne, 24.02.2020 to 26.09.2022

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Please note: There is no data available by canton or age group for the laboratory tests conducted before week 21. Rapid antigen tests have only been carried out since 02.11.2020.
Reported PCR tests
Reported rapid antigen tests
7-⁠day average
7-⁠day average (Switzerland and Liechtenstein)
No data

Tests per 100 000 inhabitants

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Development over time: share of positive tests

Share of positive tests, Lucerne, 24.02.2020 to 26.09.2022

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Please note: There is no data available by canton or age group for the laboratory tests conducted before week 21. Rapid antigen tests have only been carried out since 02.11.2020.
Share of positive PCR tests
Share of positive rapid antigen tests

Share of positive tests

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Demography

Number of tests, Lucerne, 24.02.2020 to 18.09.2022

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Please note: There is no data available by canton or age group for the laboratory tests conducted before week 21. Rapid antigen tests have only been carried out since 02.11.2020.
Distribution by age group
Tests per 100 000 inhabitants
62,3115 260,78
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